TOP 10 TIPS TO DECORATE A ROOM THE EASY WAY

I have decided to make more and buy less (or if I need to buy something I can’t make myself, it has to be a pretty good deal!). So when trying to decorate a room, there are a few things you can plan and do yourself without having to spend a fortune .. Here my…

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HOW TO MAKE A RECYCLED CHRISTMAS WREATH

I was invited to attend the Ideal Home Show Christmas to present how to make a Christmas wreath. I decided to make something very unique, a recycled wreath using egg cartons, silver painted leaves and vintage buttons. Result! If you would like to learn how to make one like this, come along to our Christmas workshops,…

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FINDING YOUR STYLE FOR CHRISTMAS

It is Christmas again! and we are super decided to help you make many beautiful Christmas decorations. Our Christmas workshops will take place on the 10th of Dec, morning and evening. Check here for more details and how to book.  The children’s workshops run on the 15th, 16th and 17th, morning and after school. For more…

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EASY SEWING PROJECTS YOU CAN DO

I am not a dressmaker – I can follow patterns and make a few garments for myself, but I am not good enough at fitting. So a few weeks ago, during the Laurel dress class at the club, I decided to pick up some of the tips and made myself a Laurel dress. Aren’t I lucky?…

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HOW TO CREATE A SIMPLE MOODBOARD

This is the story of a simple moodboard, a place where you can display the colours, patterns, fabrics, places & spaces and more .. those that will inspire you for the next few weeks or season. Although I like following some trends, whether in fashion or interior design, I know I get influenced as well by how I feel,…

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UPCYCLING – 6 THINGS YOU CAN UPCYCLE NOW

This is the first post of a series providing tips and ideas about Upcycling. I thought it would be useful to start from the basics!  Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless productsinto new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. Upcycling is the opposite of downcycling, which is the other…

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DIY SIMPLE SEWING PROJECT TO PERSONALISE A T-SHIRT

It is the trend of the summer, neons are pastels !! So here is a very simple project that you can do in a blink. First get a neon/pastel t-shirt, I actually found this one at Asda when I was looking for a cheap pair of jeans that I wanted to bleach and re-cycle into…

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MAKE A SPECIAL GIFT FOR A SPECIAL PERSON – MOTHERS DAY

Mother’s day is coming soon! To let her know you love her LOTS, we have prepared a list of our best gifts for mums, from project kits to classes. And if you are a mum reading this, maybe you want to forward this so your kids can see them too!  PROJECT KITS  Our project kits…

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COLOUR WASHED PAINTED FURNITURE

COLOUR WASHED PAINTED FURNITURE

I am so excited about this trend .. easy to achieve & fun to make, colour washed painted furniture is bang on trend. And we can show you how to do it! Since I started using Autentico Paint I have done many projects. I have always kept a modern look, whether I added some distressed…

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Worker Bee Box – September, Autumn clutch.

This month’s box contains a warm, soft project for the Autumn that you can wear! The September Worker Bee Box contains all the materials and a tutorial to make a herringbone wool clutch.  Materials:  Herringbone wool  (35 x 45)  Fleece (35 x 45) Fleece pocket (35 x 12)  Interfacing (35 x 45) Orange cotton thread…

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